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Silent Ones by Ricky Rijneke selected for Recontres des Cinemas d’Europe.

Dutch feature film Silent Ones by Ricky Rijneke is selected for Rencontres des Cinemas D’Europe 2014. The festival held from19 to 23 November in France Aubenas. Maisonimage Recontres des Cinemas d'Europe: Plus de soixante-dix films européens programmés dans les six salles des cinémas Navire et Palace d’Aubenas et au Grand Théâtre de Vals les Bains, dans une ambiance festive et conviviale, où les spectateurs sont aussi les acteurs des ...

Clean Shorts Film Festival

Clean Shorts Film Festival is an excellent opportunity for independent filmmakers to screen their films to a welcoming audience in a hospitable environment on the campus of Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center, nestled in the wooded rural area of Choctaw, Oklahoma.

Clean Shorts is established for filmmakers who are open to producing films that are appropriate for a wide array of audiences, and rewards those whose creativity excels in various categories.

Clean Shorts thrives to create a climate that nurtures filmmaker networking and camaraderie with the added excitement of competition. Our goal is to stimulate the passion of veteran and aspiring filmmakers bringing them together to expand the growth of the independent film industry.

The inaugural Clean Shorts Film Festival will take place April 3-4, 2015, in the beautiful Seminar Center of Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center in Choctaw, Oklahoma.

Of course short films are our specialty, but on Opening Night, we will screen one very special feature film (TBA soon!), including a filmmaker panel featuring cast & crew!

The Closing Night Festivities will conclude with an Awards Presentation, in which top films will receive accolades in several categories, including Student Films and Music Videos.

Don’t miss what is sure to be one of the coolest, filmmaker-oriented festivals on the circuit!

Early Bird Deadline: October 31, 2014

Entry Fee: $10

Submit Now!




CALL FOR ENTRIES: Academy Award-qualifying, GUANAJUATO International Film Festival (Mexico)

  -CALL FOR ENTRIES: Academy Award-qualifying, GUANAJUATO International Film Festival (Mexico), will end submissions on May, 1st, 2014. Submit Online through    -OUVERTURE D'INSCRIPTIONS: Academy Award-qualification, GUANAJUATO International Film Festival (Mexique), finira les inscriptions le 1 mai 2014. Envoyez en ligne par   -APERTURA PERIODO DE INSCRIPCIONES: Festival Internacional de Cine GUANAJUATO  (México), Festival Ca...

Revolution selected at Aarhus Filmfestival Aarhus Filmfestival is an international film festival presenting short and documentary films to audiences in Aarhus and the region of Jutland.  The short film programmes highlight experimen- tal, artistic and innovative films. The document- ary programmes focus on global issues, human rights and social change. Further programming include regional films, seminars and special focus series. The festival is held each year in November at downto...

LAST DAYS!! Academy Award-qualifying, CURTACINEMA (Brazil), submit for 2$!! No Entry FEE.

LAST DAYS: Academy Award-qualifying, Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival – CURTA CINEMA (Brazil), will end submissions on July, 25th, 2013. Submit Online through Last 6 days remaining! submit Online through   DERNIERS JOURS: Academy Award-qualification, Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival – CURTA CINEMA (Brésil), finira les inscriptions le 25 juillet 2013.. 6 derniers jours! Envoyez en ligne par  ...

LAST DAYS to submit!! Internacional Toluca Film Fest (Mexico) submit online through!!! No entry FEE.

  CALL FOR ENTRIES to submit // APERTURA DE INSCRIPCIONES para enviar // OUVERTURE D'INSCRIPTIONS pour envoyer // ISCRIZIONI per inviare:  Internacional Toluca Film Fest More information at Deadline: 25-7-2013 No entry FEE. ...

LAST DAYS to submit!! Going Underground (Germany - South Korea) submit online through!!! No entry FEE.

  CALL FOR ENTRIES to submit // APERTURA DE INSCRIPCIONES para enviar // OUVERTURE D'INSCRIPTIONS pour envoyer // ISCRIZIONI per inviare: Going Underground Film Festival More information at Deadline: 25-7-2013 No Entry FEE. ...

Call for entries!! CHORTS, Caracas Short Film Fest (Venezuela), submit online through!!! No entry FEE.

CALL FOR ENTRIES to submit // APERTURA DE INSCRIPCIONES para enviar // OUVERTURE D'INSCRIPTIONS pour envoyer // ISCRIZIONI per inviare: Festival de Cortos de Caracas, CHORTS More information at Deadline: 25-8-2013 No Entry FEE. ...

Last Days to submit!!, FIC Puebla International Film Festival (Mexico), submit for 2-4€!! Entry FEE: 1-3€

  Last Days to submit!! FIC Puebla International Film Festival (Mexico) , submit for 2-4€!! Entry FEE: 1-3€!  If you have a short film, submit it to the FIC Puebla International Film Festival (Mexico) for 2-4€!! Entry FEE: 1-3€! through Festhome, a new online submission platform! Create your free account at where you will find more information o...

Last Days to submit!!, The Ojo al Sancocho International Festival (Colombia), submit for 2/8$!! No Entry FEE.

  Last Days to submit!! The Ojo al Sancocho International Festival for Alternatibe and Community Film And Video (Colombia) , submit for 2/8$!!  If you have a short film, submit it to The Ojo al Sancocho International Festival for Alternatibe and Community Film And Video (Colombia) for 2/8$! through Festhome, a new online submission platform! Create your free account at where you will ...

Last Days to submit!!, Torremolinos Fantastic Film Festival (Spain), submit for 1,5€!! No Entry FEE.

  Last Days to submit!! Torremolinos Fantastic Film Festival (Spain) , submit for 1,5€!!  If you have a short film, submit it to the Torremolinos Fantastic Film Festival (Spain) for 1,5€! through Festhome, a new online submission platform! Create your free account at where you will find more information on this festival. Remove all the postal fees, submit your entire short f...

Call for Entries!! LIAF The London International Animation Festival (UK), submit Online for 1,5€!!

  Call for Entries!!  LIAF The London International Animation Festival (UK), submit Online for 1,5€!!  If you have a short film, submit it to the LIAF The London International Animation Festival (UK) for 1,5€! through Festhome, a new online submission platform! This festival have £10 entry fee.  Create your free account at where you will find more information on this festival. Remove all the postal fees, submit your entire short film in hi...

The Test of Freedom: Muslim Americans and the Struggle Against Prejudice - Submission ÉCU 2013

The Test of Freedom: Muslim Americans and the Struggle Against Prejudice Facing growing hysteria and bias, US Muslims live out their faith and confront discrimination in ways that uplift those around them. Rejecting portrayals as the villain or the victim, they set forward their own narratives about the role of Islam in an increasingly diverse and divided America.

Submit your film to 350 Film Festivals in three clicks with FestivalExpress

With our free submission tool FestivalExpress, you can easily submit your film to festivals. THE FULL LIST HAS NOW OVER 350 FESTIVALS ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS DIRECTLY THROUGH OUR SYSTEM. Some of them do not charge submissions fees: free submissions here. Some charge a fee. We do not keep any $ from your submissions (paid directly to the festival) WE ARE HERE TO CONNECT YOU. We advise you to click here to see how to submit your film with FestivalExpress.     ...

Flicks International Student Short Film Festival

Flicks International Student Short Film Festival

On 13, 14 and 15 March 2013, the fourth annual Flicks International Student Short Film Festival will take place in the lovely city of Groningen, the Netherlands. This festival, organized by students, promises to be a highlight for film buffs and film makers everywhere.

The festival will showcase short films of film academy students, film school students and other young film makers from around the world. Various themes and genres will be presented, so be surprised!

Flicks wants to provide film students and aspiring film makers the opportunity to show their work for a diverse audience: an audience that wants to be indulged by a great variety of short films. Prepare to be amazed by the early works of the great film makers of tomorrow.

Would you like to participate? Go to the website: and fill in the entry form! Deadline is the 19th of January 2013.

If you have any questions you can always reach us at or find us on Facebook

We hope to hear from you soon!


International Short Film Festival Landau - La.Meko 2014


The International Filmfestival Landau - La.Meko takes place in Landau, a town in South-West Germany. It has dedicated itself to the promotion
of film culture. The Filmfestival takes place annually in April. Submissions for 2014 CLOSED.

 By the rate of updates you can tell that we are really f... busy. However, IF we update, we UP-date.

Here's a bunch of news from the La.Meko executive committee:

1. The program is fixed! (Everybody goes: Yeah!)

2. But it is not yet printed. (Everybody goes: Oooh!)

3. The jury awarded the best movies yesterday. (Everybody: yeeeeah!!).

4. But we won't tell you which these are until the award ceremony on April, 27th. (Everybody: ooooooh!)

5. Apart from the three jury prices, there's a competition prize to win, as well as 3 (three!) audience awards! And who is going to award those? It's you, the audience!

So, no further appointments in between April 22nd and 27th, no party, no date. Because where will you spend your time then? That's right! In the cinema, at the La.Meko shortfilm festival! (Everybody goes: Yeeeah! Hooray!!!! Bravo!!!!! Viva La.Meko!!!!!!)



Hello! You´re now welcome to submit your film to the upcoming 14th Norrkoping Film Festival Flimmer. Important dates and entry form is available on our website: Deadline: 25th of July! ___ Flimmer is southeast Sweden's biggest independent film organisation and is based in Norrköping, a former forerunner of the industrial revolution in Sweden. In a city steeped in tradition and history, Flimmer has successfully established itself in two distinct areas. Norrkoping Film festival Flimmer is a favourite in the cinema-goers' calendar in southeast Sweden. The 14th annual festival will take place between 5th and 14th of October this year. Following the huge success of last year's festival, Flimmer will, this year, offer a multitude of films to please anybody who is genuinely interested in cinema. All the films are shown in Norrköping and are screened at times and in venues to maximise your enjoyment. Last year's festival opened with the Swedish film “Stockholm Östra”, the Swedish premieres of “Even the Rain” and Liz Garbus’ “Bobby Fischer Against the World”. The festival also saw the Swedish premieres of “Talihina Sky: the Story of Kings of Leon” and James Gunn’s “Super” as well as shocking yet informative documentaries; animation; short films; Midnight Screenings; and face-to-face interviews with actors, actresses and directors. This year the attempt is not only to maintain the quality and variety of last year’s festival but also to make this year even more memorable. Last year we therefore made the move to Cnema ( ), the new venue for cinema goers in Norrköping and the East Sweden region, where three top modern auditoriums will host this year’s festival screenings. Our open air cinema is the biggest open-air cinema event in Sweden. The Flimmer Utomhusbio visits around 30 places in Sweden between June and September, and is welcoming 40 000 people to the inflatable giant screen. The open air cinema runs between May and September and this year’s programmes include Oscar winners and well-known Swedish titles. The programme is available here in May and each screening is free, although there will be a raffle every evening and donations are gratefully received. Please see our website for further information!

Fountainhead e-Letter, Berlin/Germany

FOUNTAINHEAD® TANZ THEATRE e - LETTER . Berlin/Germany February 2012 Please send replies to / Bitte senden Sie Antworten an ******************************************************* Production & Direction FOUNTAINHEAD® TANZ THEATRE THE COLLEGIUM - FORUM & TELEVISION PROGRAM BERLIN &...

ÉCU's Partner - The Teens International Shorts Festival

The Teen International Shorts Festival February 8th – 11th The Teen International Shorts Festival has been more of a project towards a common idea than a contest. As the team is preparing for its 8th edition that will take place in Istanbul in a couple of days (8th February – 11th February), we find out at their very explanatory internet site ( that the founders of the festival is the organization of Turkish Benefactors Association (TYSD) that was established in 192...

Banned Films

On this planet, there are voices that are silenced. Films that are banned. Filmmakers who are ucensored...or worse. We want to hear about them and we want to see their work. For the rest of you, if your work is challenging, we want to see it.  Contact us! Katha Cato ...

Filmfestival Muenster 2011 - First films for the European Feature Film Competition

20-year-old Marisa is a member of a group of right-wing extremists in a small East German town. Her life is aimless and governed by small-minded prejudices. Marisa begins to question her convictions after violence and attacks against innocent people increasingly escalate. “Kriegerin” (Combat Girls), the feature-film debut of writer-director David Wnendt, is part of the European Feature Film Competition at the 14th Filmfestival Münster (12-16 October 2011). The film, precisely observed and ...

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film festival

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer FilmFestival 2011, thesecond edition of India’s only mainstream LGBT film fest, promises to be BIGGER, BOLDER & QUEERER. The second edition will be held from May 25-29, 2011 at two venues in Mumbai, one of whichwill be a multiplex theater.

This year, the festival willshowcase more than 130 films from over 25 countries.

The highlights this year:- More feature length films than last year with some verysensitive lesbian themed features.- Films from across the globe: from US to UK, Australiato Austria, India to Indonesiaand even Argentina and Peru.- This year, the ‘Country Focus’ will be on Israel withmore than 8 films from there.- ‘Spotlight on Filmmaker’ will shine on US filmmaker Q. AllanBrocka and UK filmmaker Rikki Blair Beadle with their funny, sexy and thoughtprovoking films.- Special package of films on Anti-Bullying and gay bashingin schools followed by a panel discussion.- A special evening with ‘Parents of Queers’ with a filmscreening and panel discussion.- Special package of sensitive, dramatic and touchingfeatures and shorts on HIV/AIDS is introduced under ‘Red Ribbon’ packagefollowed by a performance.- Continuing KASHISH’s mission of showcasing and promoting shortfilms and short filmmakers, this year too would see some exciting short filmpackages:-   Along with the ever popular ‘BoysShorts’ and ‘Girls Shorts’ short film packages this year will have two newadditions: a fabulous ‘Trans Shorts’ collection and a hilarious collection ofshort films under ‘Bi Shorts’-   A package of films that is acinematic tribute to LGBT people who made a difference way back whenhomosexuality was labeled a disease, a crime and a perversion. This includes afilm about a brilliant gay mathematician who helped crack the Nazi Engima Codeand turned the tide of Word War II for the Allies-   ‘Indian Masala Mix’ : a greatcollection of Indian shorts films- A competition section for Best Narrative Feature too,which would include both Indian and International films made in 2010 / 2011.This is in addition to the other competitive categories awarded last year: BestDocu Feature, Best Docu Short, Best International Narrative Short and BestIndian Narrative Short. - The Best Indian queer short film at Kashish gets to compete for the IrisPrize in UKand a cash prize of 25,000 pounds.   

- Also watch out for an eminent jurycomprising of award winning filmmakers, actors and media professionals.

- A range of fun filled cultural activities and events likemusic and dance performances, open mic and quizzes. KASHISH 2011 promises to be an eventto remember for both LGBT and mainstream audiences. It will be a time to watchloads and loads of LGBT films, engage in discussions, interact with celebritiesand filmmakers, participate in cultural activities and just simply have aFABULOUS time! For further updates and informationon the festival, please check:Website:  | Blog: 

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Santa Catalina Film Festival

The SANTA CATALINA FILM FESTIVAL is a film festival that not only celebrates the art and entertainment of film in all of its forms, but also Santa Catalina Island in all of its rich history, glory, and beauty.

Through screenings and associated events, the festival aims to present a wide spectrum of filmmaking - feature films, documentaries, screenplays, animation, short films, experimental, student work, big budget, micro-budget, trailers and soon…

The SANTA CATALINA FILM FESTIVAL awards mainstream films in various categories, but the Isla Earth Award, for the Conservation Series, is presented by the Catalina Island Conservancy, our beneficiary, honoring filmmakers that have their similar mission in protecting, educating and promoting the power of nature.

The SANTA CATALINA FILM FESTIVAL brings film enthusiasts and filmmakers together to better enjoy the art and fun of filmmaking, but also to enjoy the beauty and hospitality of Santa Catalina Island.

The Film Festival offers our guests the opportunity to learn, grow and exhibit films within the unique and romantic setting of Los Angeles County’s Pacific treasure. The festival will also offer attendees quality films that will entertain, educate, and inspire their own interests. Film professionals, and the interested public, will have the opportunity to gain industry knowledge through festival activities,
education centers, and seminars with our guest speakers.

The SANTA CATALINA FILM FESTIVAL is about the filmmakers’ opportunity to entertain, educate and inspire their audience, just like the island itself.


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